Curriculum Vitae

About Me

I have the mind of an innovator, backbone of a designer, and the motivated spirit of an entrepreneur.  I like to solve interesting problems.

Professionally, I’ve worn many hats. What I am best at is organizing people and ideas together to bring creative projects to life.


Pratt Institute, Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.), 2011

Pratt Institute, Certificate of Design Entrepreneurship (2014)
New York College of Technology, Certificate of Additive Manufacturing (2014)


Pixel Practice (May 2017 – Present)
I created an educational platform for creative design software tools and emerging technology.  I teach Rhino 3d and 3d printing classes and well as post tutorials and research.

Make Mode (Jan 2013 – April 2017) Acquired in April 2017.
I started and ran a creative 3d printing studio and digital fabrication service specializing in demanding and time sensitive commercial projects.

3D Printing Design Expert (April 2017 – present)
Regular paid contributor for the Shapeways digital magazine.

Freelance 3D/ Experiential Designer (April 2017 – May 2017)
I designed a pop-up event activation for creative agency, MKG, in Seattle for Delta Air Lines and the Seattle Sounders professional soccer team.

Studio Bitonti
Freelance 3D Designer (2012 – 2013)
I was on the design team for projects including the world’s first fully articulated 3d printed dress, laser cut patterns for cut and sew fashion, and custom hardware.

Pamela Love
Jewelry Designer (2012 – 2013)
Created dozens of pieces for Illuminas AW/13 as part of a two person team with design director.  Introduced digital design tools to CFDA award winning studio.


Make Mode
3D Printing Crash Course (Monthly Class)

Pixel Practice
Rhinoceros 3D Intensive

Columbia, Parsons, New School, FIT, Pratt
Guest lectures and speaking engagements


Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator
Venture Fellow (2015 – 2017)

Pratt Incubator
Wood Shop Manager (2013-2014)

3 Books I’ve read in September

  • Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl by Carrie Brownstein
  • NOFX by NOFX
  • The Icarus Deception by Seth Godin


Rhinoceros 3D, SketchUp, Autodesk Maya, ZBrush, Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, 3D Scanning, Virtual Reality

Data & Management:
PM Software, Asana, Streak, Google Sheets, Excel, Quickbooks

Web & Digital Marketing:
Wordpress, SEO, HTML Understanding, Google Analytics, Adwords & PPC Experience

Business and Strategy:
Business Model/ Plan Generation, Proficient Writer, Strong Public Speaking & Presentation Skills

Shop Drawings, Floor Plans, Rendering, Traditional Fabrication Knowledge


Austin Robey
108 Harrison Pl Apt 2L
Brooklyn, NY 11237

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